The last stages of the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be played and FIFA decided to introduce a new official match ball for the last matchups. Find out here where and how to buy this match ball.
The final stage before the final match of the Qatar 2022 World Cup is approaching. With Argentina, Croatia, Morocco and France fighting for two spots, FIFA decided to introduce the new match ball “Al Hilm”, which translates to “the dream”. It will be used in this final part of the tournament.
The biggest change to this new matchball remains the design. “The design is based on a textured gold base color that features a subtle triangular pattern, drawing inspiration from the sparkling deserts of the region that surround the city of Doha, the colors of the FIFA World Cup trophy and the pattern of the Qatari flag. said Nick Craggs, general manager of football at Adidas.
With the “journey” as the first official match ball, FIFA and Qatar wanted to start this journey with their World Cup and end it with this new “dream” official match ball. Usually, this new version of the World Cup ball is introduced for the last game of the tournament, but that has changed.
Qatar 2022: How to buy the new World Cup match ball?
As this is the 14th FIFA World Cup official match ball with Adidas, the German sportswear company has the rights to sell it. As it has been happening with “Al Rihla”, the official match ball for the first part of the tournament. As well as for many official match jerseys for several national teams including Argentina, Spain, and Mexico.
To buy it in the US, there are two main sporting goods stores. First off, Adidas official store, where you can buy every sporting good related to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. As it remains the main sponsor for the tournament, the German brand has all the essentials since the beginning of the tournament.
There are also other big sporting goods’ stores in which you will find the official match ball, as well as this “Al Hilm” new match ball. For example, Dick’s Sporting Goods stores could be the next available option to buy all the official merchandise of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.